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Box Office: Purani Jeans, Kya Dilli Kya Lahore flop

May 05, 2014 17:45 IST

Image: Tanuj Virwani, Izabelle Leite

Last week's four releases, Purani Jeans, Kya Dilli Kya Lahore, Kahin Hai Mera Pyar and Angry Young Man have all had poor opening at the box office.

Revolver Rani too failed to cash in on the success of Kangna Ranaut's last release Queen.

Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives box office verdict for the week:

Purani Jeans

Cast: Tanuj Virwani, Aditya Seal, Izabelle Leite

Director: Tanushri Chattrji Bassu.

What works: Nothing.

What doesn't: Lacks vision, originality

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here

Kya Dilli Kya Lahore

Image: Manu Rishi and Vijay Raaz in Kya Dilli Kya Lahore

Cast: Vijay Raaz, Manu Rishi

Director: Vijay Raaz.

What works: The lead actors.

What doesn't: A tad slow.

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here

Revolver Rani

Image: Kangna Ranaut in Revolver Rani

Cast: Kangna Ranaut, Vir Das, Piyush Mishra

Director: Sai Kabir.

What works: Kangna Ranaut.

What doesn't: Confused story.

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Opens poorly

Read the review here


Image: Mishti and Kartik in Kaanchi

Cast: Rishi Kapoor, Mithun Chakraborty, Mishti, Kartik Tiwari

Director: Subhash Ghai.

What works: Tough!

What doesn't: Too many loopholes in the plot, bad performances, feeble music

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the review here

Samrat & Co

Image: Rajeev Khandelwal in Samrat & Co

Cast: Rajeev Khandelwal, Madsala Sharma, Girish Karnad

Director: Kaushik Ghatak.

What works: Nothing.

What doesn't: Rip off from Sherlock Holmes films, forced suspence

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the review here


2 States

Image: Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor in 2 States

Cast: Arjun Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Amrita Singh, Ronit Roy, Revathy

Director: Abhishek Varman.

What works: Good performances.

What doesn't: Too many stereotypes.

Number of weeks: 2

BO verdict: Hit.

Read the review here


Bhootnath Returns

Image: Amitabh Bachchan in Bhootnath Returns

Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Boman Irani, Parth Bhalerao, Usha Jadhav

Director: Nitesh Tiwari.

What works: Parth Bhalerao's performance, gags in the first half.

What doesn't: Plot meanders in the second half.

Number of weeks: 3

BO verdict: Average

Read the reviews here: Sukanya Verma / Raja Sen

Main Tera Hero

Image: Illeana D'Cruz and Varun Dhawan in Main Tera Hero

Cast: Varun Dhawan, Ileana D'Cruz, Nargis Fakhri.

Director: David Dhawan.

What works: A time-pass and paisa vasool film, with lots of romance and comedy.

What doesn't: Not for family audiences, too many subplots.

Number of weeks: 4

BO verdict: Hit.

Read the review here